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Tax Preparation Fees

Typical Tax Return Preparation Fees

What Can You Expect to Pay for Tax Return Preparation Fees? 

Tax return preparers typically hold widely respected credentials such as Enrolled Agent, Certified Public Accountant, Accredited Tax Preparer, Accredited Tax Advisor, and others. The survey also reported the average fees for preparing other Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax forms, including:

  • $152 for a Form 1040 and state return without itemized deductions
  • $261 for an itemized Form 1040 with Schedule A
  • $218 for a Form 1040 Schedule C (business)
  • $590 for a Form 1065 (partnership)
  • $806 for a Form 1120 (corporation)
  • $761 for a Form 1120S (S corporation)
  • $497 for a Form 1041 (fiduciary)
  • $667 for a Form 990 (tax exempt)
  • $63 for a Form 940 (Federal unemployment)
  • $142 for Schedule D (gains and losses)
  • $165 for Schedule E (rental)
  • $196 for Schedule F (farm)

Fees vary by region, firm size, population, and economic strength of an area. The average tax preparation fee for an itemized Form 1040 with Schedule A and a state tax return in each U.S. census district are as follows:

  • New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) – $251
  • Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) – $274
  • South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) – $270
  • East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) – $294
  • West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) – $242
  • East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) – $238
  • West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) – $208
  • Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) – $245
  • Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) – $303

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